AC Milan disappointed yet again on Sunday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Crotone. The Rossoneri failed to turn up in the first half as Marcello Trotta gave the hosts the lead, and a Gabriel Paletta equaliser wasn't enough to spark a comeback. That's just one point from games against Empoli and Crotone in the past fortnight, as Milan now risk throwing away Europa League qualification.
Alvaro Morata could make a claim to being one of the deadliest strikers in Europe this season, but even still he cannot force his way into the Real Madrid first team, and looks almost certain to leave the Bernabeu this summer.
Morata's numbers this season are outstanding. He has 13 La Liga goals in just 1,146 minutes -- one every 88 mins -- and three in 164 in the Champions League. These have often been important strikes -- late winners against Celta Vigo, Athletic Bilbao and Villarreal all brought...
With 20 minutes remaining against Empoli at the San Siro on Sunday, Mattia De Sciglio was substituted by Vincenzo Montella as AC Milan desperately went in search of a way back into the game. The 24-year-old De Sciglio, who has been with Milan since 2002 having come through the youth system and making over 100 Serie A appearances for the Rossoneri, was deafeningly booed and jeered as he made his way to the bench.
Just hours before the game, reports in Italy speculated that the Italian international...
AC Milan produced a bitterly disappointing performance in what will likely prove to be a costly 2-1 defeat at home to Empoli. The visitors took a two-goal lead before Gianluca Lapadula struck, but a wasteful Rossoneri were unable to complete another fight back as they lose crucial ground in the race for Europa League qualification.
Milan didn't let their heads drop after going two goals down coupled with Suso's penalty miss, as they continued to press until the end. It's a positive hallmark...
Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the whisper.
Here are today's top five emerging whispers for the summer. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.
Edin Dzeko to AC Milan
Edin Dzeko has emerged as summer transfer target for AC Milan as the Rossoneri look to strengthen their attacking options.
It's been a whirlwind week for AC Milan following Yonghong Li's takeover of the club followed by the drama of the Derby della Madonnina. As things begin to settle, work is underway to start shaping the future of the club under its new ownership.
From meetings with Vincenzo Montella to promises over prioritising renewals for key players and identifying ideal summer transfer targets, there will be no time for Li and his hierarchy to bask in the glory of running their own European powerhouse.